Stories tagged lifespan

U of Michigan scientists find evidence that suggest the answer lies in evolution and has little to do with modern lifestyles.


As the Pioneer Press reports (and as was noted here earlier), life expectancy in the US continues to rise. The average American can now expect to live 77.6 years.

But how far can we push it? 100 years? 120? The Sunday Times of London offers a survey of current research and suggests that, at the rate medical science is advancing, it's possible that some children alive today may live a thousand years or more!